To meet growing consumer demand for its line of nutritious food bars, Organic Food Bar, Corona, CA, teamed with Bosch Packaging Technology to install three new packaging machines selected to meet the company’s high output demands while maintaining its stringent commitment to sustainability and a reduced carbon footprint.
A unit-dose vial line at Dey, L.P., Napa, CA, paid for itself in its first four months of use. From Sigpack Systems, the new line produces individually wrapped unit-dose vials printed with lot number and expiration date.
BSH Home Appliances Corp., Huntington Beach, CA, has entered into a five-year packaging supply agreement with Sonoco. BSH, a joint venture of Robert Bosch and Siemens AG for home appliances, makes premium laundry, cooking and dishwashing appliances for the North American market.
At Snaxpo 2002, held February 16-19 in Chicago, Packaging World spotted printed prototype flexible film bags for Herr’s 22-oz Sourdough Bite Size Hard Pretzels that included the Easy Snap™ closure system.
An unusual double-bag system is being used for delivery of liquid for enteral nutrition in various Japanese hospitals. The system includes an aseptically filled inner Elopouch® bag, the kind often used for UHT milks.